Great Cholesterol Con: The Truth About What Really Causes Heart Disease and How to Avoid It

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John Blake Publishing Ltd, Oct 1, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 238 pages
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• Believed to be completely safe and capable of preventing a whole series of other conditions statins have become the most profitable drug in the history of medicine. • Generally prescribed to lower blood cholesterol levels the pharmaceutical industry and medical profession champion the concept of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol convincing millions to turn unnecessarily to statins. • This book takes a look at the clinical ‘proof’ that links high cholesterol with heart disease and debunks the assumptions on what constitutes a healthy lifestyle and diet. • Dr Kendrick provides an accessible, indispensable case against the use of statins and a more common-sense approach to heart disease and general wellbeing.
 

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Read this book and be more informed on cardiovascular issues. Kendrick has written about the cholesterol battle for several years, and his frustration with mainstream medicine and the drug industry is ... Read full review

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Title page Introduction
What is heart disease anyway?
What is cholesterol anyway? And whats a fat?
You cannot have a cholesterol level
What are statins and how do they work? 5 The rise and rise of the cholesterol hypothesis
Eat whatever you like Diet has nothing to do with heart disease
7A raised cholesterolLDL level does not cause heart disease 8 Statins and heart disease
What causes heart disease?
The stress hypothesis does it fit the facts?
Other forms of stress
Glossary
Footnotes Copyright
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